   # What is the area of the symbol (shaded region) ?

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The symbol is made from three concentric circles and three equally spaced diameters of the large circle. The diameter of the large circle is 12, the diameter of small circle is 4 and the diameter of smallest circle is 2. What is the area of the symbol (shaded region) ?  posted Feb 3, 2015
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[(area of large circle-area of small circle)/2]+area of smallest circle
= [(36π-4π)/2]+π
=16π+π
=17π is the answer answer Feb 3, 2015

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